Programme of Meetings 1997-1998

BCS meetings are held, unless otherwise stated, at 6.00pm in the Thomson's Land Hall, Moray House Institute of Higher Education, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh. Access is from the east side of the central quadrangle in which cars may be parked. Vehicle access to the quadrangle is from St John's Street. A map provides details.



1 Oct 97 What bugs shall I leave in my software?
Mark Roper, Strathclyde University
The talk will be held at St Mary's Land
22 Oct 97 Visit to Sun Microsystems. Linlithgow, 6.00 for 6.30pm

Cancelled due to CHOGM

Those going on this visit must notify the Branch Secretary not later than the day before the event.
12 Nov 97 Orthogonal Persistence for Java: simplifying Java application programming.
Prof. Malcolm Atkinson, University of Glasgow
24 Nov 97
6.00 for 6.30pm
Requirements-Driven Project Management: an overall solution to complex software project management.
Tom Gilb

In association with the Eurostar Conference.

The talk will be held at the EICC
10 Dec 97 The good, the bad and the downright ugly. Experiences from the world of object-oriented project management
Iain Gavin, Rational Software
14 Jan 98 Advanced 3d images using voxel technology
Conrad Chin, Voxar Ltd
4 Feb 98 Action 2000
Jon Ivinson
25 Feb 98 Joint Meeting with the Health IT Special Interest Group
Multimedia for Health Education
Sue Cook, Broad Knowledge Systems
18 Mar 98 Real-time Networked Video
Oliver Vellacot,  Indigo Active Vision Systems
8 Apr 98 The Sidney Michaelson Lecture
Edinburgh International Science Festival
Towards The Nanocomputer Age
Prof. John Barker, University of Glasgow
Royal Museum of Scotland Lecture Theatre
18 Apr 98 Programming Computers by Means of Natural Selection
Professor John R. Koza, Stanford University
Royal Museum of Scotland Lecture Theatre
13 May 98
6.00 for 6.30pm
Network PCs
Paul Anderson, IBM Network Computer Division

The meeting will be preceeded by the Branch AGM